Meet Erika Breen: A Local Lawyer with Hearing Loss

Meet Erika Breen: A Local Lawyer with Hearing Loss

Meet Erika Breen. She is currently an associate with the law firm Easton Hillier Lawrence Preston in Gander, NL. Erika graduated from Memorial University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons), and then attended the University of New Brunswick to study law from 2010 to 2013. When asked why she decided to study law, Erika replied… Read More
Meet Cal Carter: Board Director and President of CHHA Gander

Meet Cal Carter: Board Director and President of CHHA Gander

Meet Cal Carter, the Provincial representative on the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – Newfoundland and Labrador (CHHA-NL) Board of Directors and current President of CHHA Gander Branch, both volunteer roles. Cal is the fourth of 5 children (two brothers and two sisters) and grew up in Codroy on the West coast of Newfoundland.  After… Read More
Meet Zoe: A High School Student with Hearing Loss

Meet Zoe: A High School Student with Hearing Loss

Hi, I’m Zoe, a high school student who loves competitive swimming and drama. I am a volunteer at CHHA-NL, and I’m also involved with the Toastmasters group, which is pretty entertaining. Toastmasters is a group that is helpful in learning social skills, and can be informative. There are weekly meetings and honestly, at first, I… Read More